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" She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the... "
The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ... - Page 27
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1813 - 107 pages
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wint'ry faggot from the...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. 15 THE VILLAGE PASTOR. NEAR yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd And still where many a garden...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...plashing spring : She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread. To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep tilHnorn; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 34

Scotland - 1833
...forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry fagot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn." These things our insight to futurity enables us to see ! Oh, then, silence those deceitful bells, or...
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The Hobart Town Magazine, Volume 2

Tasmania - 1834
...matron, forc'd in age for bread To pick the brook, with mantling cresses spread. To pull her wintery faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain." After looking attentively over the beautiful simplicity of dress, in which the foregoing extracts are...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest...
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Poems. Dramas. Criticism relating to poetry and the belles-lettres

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. <2) (1) [Sir Joshua Reynolds from this passage took the idea of his painting of ' Resignation,' of...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain/4) (1) [Sir Joshua Reynolds from this passage took the idea of his painting of ' Resignation,'...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...the plashy pring ; She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling plai . Near yonder copse, where once the arden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...wretehed matron, forc'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling eresses spread, To piek her wintry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly...The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder eopse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the thorn 5 To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn; She...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...
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